Maggie invites residents to witness history

Local MP Maggie Throup has spoken of her delight that Ilkeston’s new railway station is to finally open to the public this Sunday (2nd April 2017) and is encouraging local residents to join a welcoming party on the platform as the first train pulls in.

Ilkeston Shoppers can now see Shoes on Bath Street

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash was delighted to welcome the latest addition to Bath Street when she opened ‘Show Me Shoes’, a new shoe shop selling footwear for the whole family.

Maggie said:

STATEMENT: London Attacks

As we reflect on the tragic events that took place on the streets of Westminster yesterday, I want to first pay to tribute to the bravery of PC Keith Palmer who paid the ultimate price in the defence of our great democracy.

Maggie welcomes new Midlands Engine funding

Local MP Maggie Throup has welcomed news that Erewash is to be a direct beneficiary of a new £63 million Government funding package for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

The National Lottery is a winning ticket for Erewash

Maggie Throup MP has thanked National Lottery players in Erewash for their role in raising over £30 million every week for good causes, and has urged more local arts, sports, heritage and community groups to apply for National Lottery funding.

Maggie welcomes record high employment across the UK

Maggie has welcomed the news that employment across the UK has reached its highest rate since records began, and that unemployment remains at its lowest level for 11 years – down over 900,000 since 2010.

Maggie joins biggest fight against Bone Cancer Campaign

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has voiced her support for The Biggest Fight Against Bone Cancer, a new campaign to raise much-needed awareness of and funds for primary bone cancer, at a parliamentary reception hosted by the Bone Cancer Research Trust.  

Following the event, Maggie said: